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Clifford Chance joins magic circle rivals in upping NQ lawyer pay to £107.5k

Industry News | November 12, 2021 | Legal Cheek

Clifford Chance has become the latest member of the magic circle to increase the salaries of its newly qualified (NQ) lawyers to £107,500.

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Ropes & Gray raises London NQ lawyer pay to £147k

Industry News | | Legal Cheek

Ropes & Gray has turbocharged newly qualified (NQ) salaries in London by 13%. NQs are now earning £147,000, plus bonus, up from £130,000, as of this month.

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White & Case Latest to Uplift London Associate Pay

Industry News | | Law.com

White & Case has become the latest firm to bump salaries for its London-based junior lawyers, with newly-qualified associates taking home an extra £10,000 a year from 2022. NQs will take home £140,000 up from £130,000.

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Shearman steps up NQ talent battle with improved £145k salary

Industry News | September 10, 2021 | Legal Cheek

Shearman & Sterling has increased newly qualified (NQ) solicitor salaries for the second time this year. NQs in the London office of the US firm will soon earn £145,000, up by roughly 7% from £135,000.

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Sidley boosts NQ lawyer salaries from £137,500 to £148,500 as US MoneyLaw mania continues to sweep London

Industry News | June 22, 2021 | Law.com

US law firm Sidley Austin has increased the salaries of its junior lawyers in London. Newly qualified (NQ) solicitors will now earn a base salary of £148,500, up 8% from £137,500.

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Milbank Hikes Associate Salaries Globally, First Years to Be Handed $200K

Industry News | June 11, 2021 | Law.com

Amid one of the most competitive associate markets in recent memory, Milbank is raising associate salaries in all of its offices, bumping up associate pay by $10,000 or $15,000.

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Allen & Overy Joins US Duo on Etsy’s $1.6B Depop Acquisition

Industry News | June 8, 2021 | Law.com

Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Allen & Overy and Fenwick & West are leading on U.S. e-commerce company Etsy’s acquisition of U.K. online marketplace Depop. Etsy has acquired Depop for $1.625 billion, with the transaction expected to close in the third quarter of 2021.

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US Law Firm Duo Bite Into Ferrero Rocher’s Multi-Million Biscuit Brand Acquisition

Industry News | June 7, 2021 | Law.com

U.S. duo Kirkland & Ellis and Davis Polk & Wardwell and U.K. firm Macfarlanes are leading on a deal which will see European confectionery giant Ferrero Rocher buy British-based Burton Biscuits, the manufacturer of iconic brands including Jammie Dodgers and Maryland Cookies.

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